Scholarships for High School Seniors

College is right around the corner. Here are scholarships open to high school seniors who are off to college in the fall.

Treat Yo Friends – Do Something Fun With Your Friend!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: August 16, 2017
Description: Find an activity your friends love to do and ask them to do it with you! DoSomething will give you easy instructions to make an IOU (“I owe you”) booklet with fun activities to do with a friend. You’ll celebrate what makes your friend bold and different, and you’ll be entered to win the scholarship.

$1,000 August Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 20, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students, as well as adults looking to attend college in the next year. Applicant must complete a form to login or register for a free account.

Golden Eagle Coins Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Golden Eagle Coins
Amount: $500
Closing Date: August 20, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in high school or college within the United States with at least 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be a citizen of, permanent resident, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada. Applicant must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others and submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation.

Innovation in Education Scholarship
Sponsor: LaTutors
Amount: $500
Closing Date: August 20, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in high school or college within the United States with at least 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be a citizen of, permanent resident, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada. Applicant must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others and submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation.

Liberty Mutual Insurance LEADA Liberty Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF | Liberty Mutual Insurance
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: July 31, 2017extended to August 25, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to Massachusetts high school seniors intending to enroll full-time at a Community College in Massachusetts for the 2017-2018 academic school year. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA, have demonstrated unmet financial need, and sign up for the Commonwealth Commitment program before earning their first 15 credits at a community college.

Student Video Contest
Sponsor: American Road & Transportation Builders Association
Amount: $500
Closing Date: August 15, 2017extended to August 29, 2017
Description: Contest is open to students in elementary school through graduate school. Contestant must submit a video on transportation infrastructure.

“You Deserve It” Scholarship
Sponsor: ScholarshipOwl
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 29, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are residents of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or U.S. Territories and are 16 years of age or older and are either enrolled now, or will be enrolled within three months of registration in a qualified high school, college or university in the United States.

Once Upon A Poem Scholarship Slam
Sponsor: Power Poetry
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are 25 years of age or younger, who are current or former high school students, and who will attend or is attending college within the U.S. or its territories. Applicant must submit an original poem on a given theme related to classic fairy tales.

Scholarship of Academic Excellence
Sponsor: Monica’s Health Magazine
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: August 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students. Applicant must submit an essay on staying healthy.

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or an international student with a valid visa. Applicant must log in to Niche or create a free account to apply for the scholarship.

Avomeen’s Annual Science Student Award
Sponsor: Avomeen Analytical Services
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students who are pursing a career in science.

Camera Runner Photography Scholarship
Sponsor: Camera Runner
Amount: $500
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an accredited U.S. high school, college, or university who have an interest in photography. Applicant must submit an essay on what they like about photography and their favorite photo they have taken.

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship
Sponsor: Cappex
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students in the United States who are/will be enrolled in college within the next 12 months. Applicant must create a Cappex profile (if they don’t have one already), share about their extracurricular activities, leadership, and volunteer activities, and then search Cappex for scholarships.

Chegg $1,000 Monthly Scholarship August 2017
Sponsor: Chegg
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school and college students who are at least 16 years of age. Applicant must submit an essay on what they are most looking forward to in the upcoming year.

C.I.P. Scholarship
Sponsor: College is Power
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students age 17 years of age or older who plan to start a program of higher education within 12 months or who are currently enrolled in a program of higher education. Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

CollegeWeekLive Monthly Scholarship
Sponsor: CollegeWeekLive
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will enrolled no later than the fall of 2019 in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university or trade school). Applicant must register online CollegeWeekLive (free), login between the first and last day of the month, and visit five colleges to be considered for the scholarship drawing.

Courage to Grow Scholarship
Sponsor: Courage To Grow
Amount: $500
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to juniors and seniors in high school and college students with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicant must explain in 250 words or less why they believe they should be awarded the scholarship.

ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship
Sponsor: ExpressVPN
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a high school, undergraduate school, or graduate school located in the United States. There is no age or citizenship requirement. Applicant must submit an essay on one of three given topics related to privacy.

Fitness Fixation Annual Scholarship
Sponsor: Fitness Fixation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a college, university, high school or trade school. Students currently studying in the areas of Health, Fitness and Sports Science may be extremely interested in the scholarship, and although taking a course in these specific areas is not a necessity, a passion for health and fitness is a must.

Greg Baumgartner Scholarship
Sponsor: Baumgartner Law Firm
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students in the U.S. who have at least a B average. Applicant must submit an essay about themselves, their educational goals, and the reasons for needing the scholarship.

Hammock Expert Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Hammock Expert
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students with at least a 2.8 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to technology.

Harlequin Floors Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: The World Dances
Amount: $250
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
Description: Contest is open to residents of the 50 United States and Canada. There is no restriction to enter the contest. Applicant must submit a dance video.

Hot Dogs: Remind Pet Owners to Keep Their Furry Friends Safe!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
Description: A pet can experience a 40 degree rise in temperature and irreversible organ damage or death after spending an hour in a car. You can win an easy scholarship just by reminding pet owners not to leave their furry friends in hot cars. Print and post DoSomething’s paw-print flyers in areas where pet owners park their cars. That will inform them about the dangers of leaving their pets in dangerous situations and you’ll automatically be entered to win the scholarship.

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